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    The forms section is one of the most visited sections of the ILW.COM website. It contains over 200 immigration forms from various agencies such as USCIS, DOS, EOIR, DOL, and IRS. Many of the forms are filable for your convenience. To visit the section, please see here.

    Article: Kerry V. Din: An Opportunity For The Supreme Court To Reconsider The Doctrine Of Consular Non-Reviewability By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta

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    Focus: Removal For Experts
    We are proud to announce the newest ILW.com seminar series, "Removal For Experts." The first session will take place this Thursday, October 9. The Discussion Leaders are Stephen Berman and Shannon Shepherd and other speakers for this series include Krista Eyler, John Gihon, Davorin Odrcic, Rebecca Whiting, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

    FIRST Phone Session on October 9, 2014 - "GET ME OUT OF HERE!": STRATEGIES RELATED TO THE CESSATION OF REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS

    • Motions to Terminate
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    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Birmingham, AL - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a business immigration paralegal. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Spanish, German, Portuguese or other foreign language fluency preferred, but not required. Some responsibilities include: assisting attorney with determining case strategy; managing large volume of client cases and tracking status of filings and documentation needed; gathering relevant documentation from clients; reviewing extensive case documentation received; assisting attorney with legal research; assembling and organizing petition filings to submit to various government agencies; drafting legal correspondence to the government and clients for attorney review; preparing appropriate forms for government agencies, maintaining fully paperless file copies. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information and documentation. All applicants should have strong analytical ability; an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have excellent facility with computer systems and the ability to learn and efficiently use new systems. Equal opportunity employer. Apply here.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    Chicago, IL, Sidley Austin LLP. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Assist with corporate clients with PERM application process. Assist with applying for and obtaining work visas with U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with our clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, Requests for Evidence, interviews and compliance. Compile and maintain records of immigration forms, other documentation and records of activity on behalf of corporate clients' employees. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: Required: BA/BS with strong academic credentials; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Writing sample must be submitted with resume; Minimum of 4 years of experience with the corporate immigration process. Preferred : Paralegal Certificate; Proficient in LawLogix. Other Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills; Strong sense of good judgment; Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. To apply: staffcareers@sidley.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    New York, NY - Growing boutique law firm in Harlem seeks an Immigration Paralegal. Our firm specializes in O-1/EB-1A immigration petitions as well as H-1B, L-1A/B, and Adjustment of Status. The paralegal position will include a mix of legal tasks and administrative tasks, so the candidate may be an admitted attorney, paralegal, recent law graduate, or administrative worker. Applicants should be personable self-starters with excellent writing and organizational skills. Legal experience is helpful, particularly experience with the non-immigrant visas listed above or other immigration work. Some flexibility in hours and compensation for the right candidate. This is a fast-paced, growing practice developing a supportive, capable, and high-energy team. Please send CV to benlunsford@ameslaw.com.

    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    New York, NY - Responsibilities: Review and prepare nonimmigrant petitions and applications, including H-1B, H-3, L-1, O-1, E-1, E-2, E-3, and TN visas; Prepare immigrant petitions, including extraordinary ability, multinational manager/executive and National Interest Waivers; Review and prepare family-based immigrant petitions and attend hearing at USCIS; Review and prepare Naturalization applications and attend Naturalization interviews at USCIS; Assist clients and dependents with nonimmigrant and immigrant consular processing; Maintain PERM Audit Files, including advertising coordination and preparation of ETA9089 applications; Responsible for Tracker data input and maintaining notifications for expiration and eligibility dates. Required Skills: Possesses an understanding of employment-based immigration processes; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Detail-oriented, efficient and reliable; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Maintains a positive "can do" attitude; Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Qualifications: 3+ years of experience handling business immigration matters; Experience working with Immigration Tracker Software preferred; Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook. Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. Additionally, this position offers a full benefits package including health, 401K, long-term disability, life insurance and paid vacation. To apply, submit your resume along with a cover letter including your salary requirements to: recruiting@tarterkrinsky.com. Please indicate "Immigration Paralegal" in the subject field.

    Immigration Law Certificate
    Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.

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    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    Washington, D.C., November 6, 2014, 8:30am - 4:30pm, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman holds the 2014 Fourth Annual Conference - Government and Stakeholders Working Together to Improve Immigration Services. the conference bringing together leaders from across the government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector to exchange ideas and suggestions on the immigration challenges faced by individuals, families, and employers. To register email cisombudsman.publicaffairs@hq.dhs.gov with "Annual Conference" in the subject line. Registration will remain open until all registration slots are full.


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